There is a huge social issue in our country today within the Veteran community – Military Veterans make up approximately 7% of the country’s population, yet account for 20% of the overall suicide rate.
This despair has been created when services, which are meant to reintegrate the veteran back into society, are too difficult to navigate and are often unavailable. The Ripple Effect – Helping Veterans and Families Heal, implements the Veteran’s goals to help remedy this frustration through three ways: education, collaboration and follow through.
First, we educate Veterans as well as their loved ones and the community about the reintegration process with an emphasis on the prevention of suicide and the overall success of the Veteran.
Second, the collabo